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Prairie Fires: The American Dreams of Laura Ingalls Wilder, by Caroline Fraser (Metropolitan Books)
Richard Nixon: The Life, by John A. Farrell (Doubleday)
Robert Lowell, Setting the River on Fire: A Study of Genius, Mania, and Character, by Kay Redfield Jamison (Alfred A. Knopf)
The Return: Fathers, Sons and the Land in Between, by Hisham Matar (Random House)
In the Darkroom, by Susan Faludi (Metropolitan Books)
When Breath Becomes Air, by the late Paul Kalanithi (Random House)
Barbarian Days: A Surfing Life, by William Finnegan (Penguin Press)
Custer's Trials: A Life on the Frontier of a New America, by T.J. Stiles (Alfred A. Knopf)
The Light of the World: A Memoir, by Elizabeth Alexander (Grand Central Publishing)
The Pope and Mussolini: The Secret History of Pius XI and the Rise of Fascism in Europe, by David I. Kertzer (Random House)
Louis Armstrong: Master of Modernism, by Thomas Brothers (W.W. Norton)
Stalin: Volume I: Paradoxes of Power, 1878-1928, by Stephen Kotkin (Penguin Press)
Margaret Fuller: A New American Life, by Megan Marshall (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt)
Jonathan Swift: His Life and His World, by Leo Damrosch (Yale University Press)
Karl Marx: A Nineteenth-Century Life, by Jonathan Sperber (Liveright)
The Black Count: Glory, Revolution, Betrayal, and the Real Count of Monte Cristo, by Tom Reiss (Crown)
Portrait of a Novel: Henry James and the Making of an American Masterpiece, by Michael Gorra (Liveright)
The Patriarch: The Remarkable Life and Turbulent Times of Joseph P. Kennedy, by David Nasaw (Penguin)
George F. Kennan: An American Life, by John Lewis Gaddis (The Penguin Press)
Love and Capital: Karl and Jenny Marx and the Birth of a Revolution, by Mary Gabriel (Little, Brown and Company)
Malcolm X: A Life of Reinvention, by the late Manning Marable (Viking)
Washington : A Life, by Ron Chernow (The Penguin Press)
Mrs. Adams in Winter: A Journey in the Last Days of Napoleon, by Michael O'Brien (Farrar, Straus and Giroux)
The Publisher: Henry Luce and His American Century, by Alan Brinkley (Alfred A. Knopf)
The First Tycoon: The Epic Life of Cornelius Vanderbilt, by T.J. Stiles (Alfred A. Knopf)
Cheever: A Life, by Blake Bailey (Alfred A. Knopf)
Woodrow Wilson: A Biography, by John Milton Cooper, Jr. (Alfred A. Knopf)
American Lion: Andrew Jackson in the White House, by Jon Meacham (Random House)
The Bin Ladens: An Arabian Family in the American Century, by Steve Coll (The Penguin Press)
Traitor to His Class: The Privileged Life and Radical Presidency of Franklin Delano Roosevelt, by H.W. Brands (Doubleday)
Eden's Outcasts: The Story of Louisa May Alcott and Her Father, by John Matteson (W.W. Norton)
The Life of Kingsley Amis, by Zachary Leader (Pantheon)
The Worlds of Lincoln Kirstein, by Martin Duberman (Alfred A. Knopf)
The Most Famous Man in America: The Biography of Henry Ward Beecher, by Debby Applegate (Doubleday)
Andrew Carnegie, by David Nasaw (The Penguin Press)
John Wilkes: The Scandalous Father of Civil Liberty, by Arthur H. Cash (Yale University Press)
American Prometheus: The Triumph and Tragedy of J. Robert Oppenheimer, by Kai Bird and Martin J. Sherwin (Alfred A. Knopf)
The Peabody Sisters: Three Women Who Ignited American Romanticism, by Megan Marshall (Houghton Mifflin)
The Year of Magical Thinking, by Joan Didion (Alfred A. Knopf)
de Kooning: An American Master, by Mark Stevens and Annalyn Swan (Alfred A. Knopf)
Under a Wild Sky: John James Audubon and the Making of The Birds of America, by William Souder (North Point Press/Farrar)
Will in the World: How Shakespeare Became Shakespeare, by Stephen Greenblatt (W.W. Norton)
Khrushchev: The Man and His Era, by William Taubman (W.W. Norton)
Arshile Gorky: His Life and Work, by Hayden Herrera (Farrar)
Isaac Newton, by James Gleick (Pantheon Books)
Master of the Senate, by Robert A. Caro (Alfred A. Knopf)
Beethoven: The Music and the Life, by Lewis Lockwood (W.W. Norton)
The Fly Swatter, by Nicholas Dawidoff (Pantheon Books)
John Adams, by David McCullough (Simon & Schuster)
An Hour Before Daylight: Memories of a Rural Boyhood, by Jimmy Carter (Simon & Schuster)
Grant, by Jean Edward Smith (Simon & Schuster)
W.E.B. Du Bois: The Fight for Equality and the American Century, 1919-1963, by David Levering Lewis (Henry Holt and Company)
Johann Sebastian Bach: The Learned Musician, by Christoph Wolff (W.W. Norton & Company)
The First American: The Life and Times of Benjamin Franklin, by H.W. Brands (Doubleday)

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Vera (Mrs. Vladimir Nabokov), by Stacy Schiff (Random House)
Clear Springs: A Memoir, by Bobbie Ann Mason (Random House)
Galileo's Daughter: A Historical Memoir of Science, Faith, and Love, by Dava Sobel (Walker & Company)
Lindbergh, by A. Scott Berg (G.P. Putnam's Sons)
A Beautiful Mind, by Sylvia Nasar (Simon & Schuster)
At Home with the Marquis de Sade: A Life, by Francine du Plessix Gray (Simon & Schuster)
Personal History, by Katharine Graham (Alfred A. Knopf)
Alfred C. Kinsey: A Public-Private Life, by James H. Jones (W.W. Norton)
Whittaker Chambers: A Biography, by Sam Tanenhaus (Random House)
Angela's Ashes: A Memoir, by Frank McCourt (Scribner)
Herman Melville: A Biography, Volume 1, 1819-1851, by Hershel Parker (The Johns Hopkins University Press)
In the Wilderness: Coming of Age in Unknown Country, by Kim Barnes (Doubleday)
God: A Biography, by Jack Miles (Alfred A. Knopf)
John Sloan: Painter and Rebel, by John Loughery (Henry Holt)
Mozart: A Life, by Maynard Solomon (Alfred A. Knopf)
Harriet Beecher Stowe: A Life, by Joan D. Hedrick (Oxford University Press)
Hugo Black: A Biography, by Roger K. Newman (Pantheon)
Saint-Exupery: A Biography, by Stacy Schiff (Alfred A. Knopf)
W.E.B. Du Bois: Biography of a Race 1868-1919, by David Levering Lewis (Henry Holt)
Genet: A Biography, by Edmund White (Alfred A. Knopf)
In Extremis: The Life of Laura Riding, by Deborah Baker (Grove Press)
Truman, by David McCullough (Simon & Schuster)
Genius: The Life and Science of Richard Feynman, by James Gleick (Pantheon)
Kissinger, by Walter Isaacson (Simon & Schuster)
Fortunate Son: The Healing of a Vietnam Vet, by Lewis B. Puller
Frederick Douglass, by William S. McFeely (W.W. Norton & Company)
Orwell: The Authorized Biography, by Michael Shelden (HarperCollins)
Jackson Pollock, by Steven Naifeh and Gregory White Smith (Clarkson N. Potter)
Alfred I. Du Pont: The Man and His Family, by Joseph Frazier Wall
The Five of Hearts: An Intimate Portrait of Henry Adams and His Friends1880-1918, by Patricia O'Toole (Clarkson N. Potter)
Machiavelli in Hell, by Sebastian de Grazia (Princeton University Press)
A First-Class Temperament: The Emergence of Franklin Roosevelt, by Geoffrey C. Ward (Harper & Row)
Clear Pictures: First Loves, First Guides, by Reynolds Price (Atheneum)
The Road From Coorain, by Jill Ker Conway (Alfred A. Knopf)
Oscar Wilde, by Richard Ellmann (Alfred A. Knopf)
A Bright Shining Lie: John Paul Vann and America in Vietnam, by Neil Sheehan (Random House)
Freud: A Life For Our Time, by Peter Gay (W.W. Norton)
The Life of Langston Hughes: Volume II, 1941-1967: I Dream a World, by Arnold Rampersad (Oxford University Press)
Look Homeward: A Life of Thomas Wolfe, by David Herbert Donald (Little)
George Santayana: A Biography, by John McCormick (Alfred a. Knopf)
Hemingway, by Kenneth S. Lynn (Simon and Schuster)
Bearing the Cross: Martin Luther King Jr. and the Southern Christian Leadership Conference, by David J. Garrow (William Morrow)
Dostoevsky: The Stir of Liberation, 1860-1865, by Joseph Frank (Princeton University Press)
Murrow: His Life and Times, by A.M. Sperber (Freundlich Books)
The Life and Times of Congressman John Quincy Adams, by Leonard L. Richards (Oxford University Press)
Louise Bogan: A Portrait, by Elizabeth Frank (Alfred A. Knopf)
A Hidden Childhood: A Jewish Girl's Sanctuary in a French Convent, 1942-1945, by Frida Scheps Weinstein (Hill and Wang)
George Washington Williams: A Biography, by John Hope Franklin (University of Chicago Press)
The Life and Times of Cotton Mather, by Kenneth Silverman (Harper & Row)
Becoming William James, by Howard M. Feinstein (Cornell University Press)
The Seven Mountains of Thomas Merton, by Michael Mott (Houghton Mifflin)
Booker T. Washington: The Wizard of Tuskegee, 1901-1915, by Louis R. Harlan (Oxford U. Press)
Black Apollo of Science: the Life of Ernest Everett Just, by Kenneth Manning (Oxford University Press)
Thomas Carlyle: A Biography, by Fred Kaplan (Cornell University Press)
Growing Up, by Russell Baker (Congdon & Weed)
Churchill: Young Man in a Hurry, 1874-1915, by Ted Morgan (Simon & Schuster)
Thomas E. Dewey and His Times, by Richard Norton Smith (Simon & Schuster)
Grant: A Biography, by William McFeely (Norton)
Mornings on Horseback, by David McCullough (Simon & Schuster)
Waldo Emerson, by Gay Wilson Allen (Viking)
Peter the Great: His Life and World, by Robert K. Massie (Knopf)
Walt Whitman: A Life, by Justin Kaplan (Simon & Schuster)
Walter Lippmann and the American Century, by Ronald Steel (Atlanti'Little)
The Rise of Theodore Roosevelt, by Edmund Morris (Coward)
Being Bernard Berenson, by Meryle Secrest (Holt)
Bernard Berenson, The Making of a Connoisseur, by Ernest Samuels (Belknap-Harvard)
The Duke of Deception, by Geoffrey Wolff (Random House)
Days of Sorrow and Pain: Leo Baeck and the Berlin Jews, by Leonard Baker (Macmillan)
Samuel Johnson, by Walter Jackson Bate (Harcourt)
A Prince of Our Disorder: The Life of T. E. Lawrence, by John E. Mack (Little)
Edith Wharton: A Biography, by R. W. B. Lewis (Harper)
The Power Broker: Robert Moses and the Fall of New York, by Robert Caro (Knopf)
O'Neill, Son and Artist, by Louis Sheaffer (Little)
Luce and His Empire, by W. A. Swanberg (Scribner)
Eleanor and Franklin, by Joseph P. Lash (Norton)
Robert Frost: The Years of Triumph, 1915 -1938, by Lawrance Thompson (Holt)
Huey Long, by T. Harry Williams (Knopf)
The Man From New York: John Quinn and His Friends, by Benjamin Lawrence Reid (Oxford Univ. Press)
Memoirs, by George F. Kennan (Little)
Mr. Clemens and Mark Twain, by Justin Kaplan (Simon & Schuster)
A Thousand Days, by Arthur M. Schlesinger
Henry Adams, three volumes, by Ernest Samuels (Harvard Univ. Press)
John Keats, by Walter Jackson Bate (Harvard Univ. Press)
Henry James, by Leon Edel (Lippincott)
Charles Sumner and the Coming of the Civil War, by David Donald (Knopf)
John Paul Jones, by Samuel Eliot Morison (Little)
Woodrow Wilson, by Arthur Walworth (Longmans)
George Washington, Volumes I-VII, by Douglas Southall Freeman with John Alexander Carroll and Mary Wells Ashworth
Note: Volume VII was finished by Carroll and Ashworth following Freeman's death in 1953. The $500 Prize was given to Freeman's estate.

Profiles in Courage, by John F. Kennedy (Harper)
Benjamin Henry Latrobe, by Talbot Faulkner Hamlin (Oxford Univ. Press)
The Taft Story, by William S. White (Harper)
The Spirit of St. Louis, by Charles A. Lindbergh (Scribner)
Edmund Pendleton 1721-1803, by David J. Mays (Harvard Univ. Press)
Charles Evans Hughes, by Merlo J. Pusey (Macmillan)
John C. Calhoun: American Portrait, by Margaret Louise Coit (Houghton)
John Quincy Adams and the Foundations of American Foreign Policy, by Samuel Flagg Bemis (Knopf)
Roosevelt and Hopkins, by Robert E. Sherwood (Harper)
Forgotten First Citizen: John Bigelow, by Margaret Clapp (Little)
The Autobiography of William Allen White, by William Allen White (Macmillan)
Son of the Wilderness, by Linnie Marsh Wolfe (Knopf)
George Bancroft: Brahmin Rebel, by Russell Blaine Nye (Knopf)
The American Leonardo: The Life of Samuel F B. Morse, by Carleton Mabee (Knopf)
Admiral of the Ocean Sea: A Life of Christopher Columbus, by Samuel Eliot Morison (Little)
Crusader in Crinoline, by Forrest Wilson (Lippincott)
Jonathan Edwards, 1703–1758: A Biography, by Ola Elizabeth Winslow (Macmillan)
Woodrow Wilson, Life and Letters. Vols. VII and VIII, by Ray Stannard Baker (Doubleday)
Benjamin Franklin, by Carl Van Doren (Viking)
Pedlar's Progress, by Odell Shepard (Little)
The Life of Andrew Jackson, by Marquis James (Bobbs)
Comprising two volumes: "The Border Captain" and "Portrait of a President."

Hamilton Fish: The Inner History of the Grant Administration, by Allan Nevins (Dodd)
The Thought and Character of William James: As Revealed in Unpublished Correspondence and Notes, Together with His Published Writings, by Ralph Barton Perry (Little)
R. E. Lee, by Douglas S. Freeman (Scribner)
John Hay, by Tyler Dennett (Dodd)
Grover Cleveland, by Allan Nevins (Dodd)
Theodore Roosevelt, by Henry F. Pringle (Harcourt)
Charles W. Eliot, by Henry James (Houghton)
The Raven, by Marquis James (Bobbs)
The Training of an American: The Earlier Life and Letters of Walter H. Page, by Burton J. Hendrick (Houghton)
The American Orchestra and Theodore Thomas, by Charles Edward Russell (Doubleday)
Whitman: An Interpretation in Narrative, by Emory Holloway (Knopf)
The Life of Sir William Osler, 2 vols., by Harvey Cushing (Oxford Univ. Press)
Barrett Wendell and His Letters, by M. A. Dewolfe Howe (Little)
From Immigrant to Inventor, by Michael Idvorsky Pupin (Scribner)
The Life and Letters of Walter H. Page, by Burton J. Hendrick (Houghton)
Two volumes.
A Daughter of the Middle Border, by Hamlin Garland (Macmillan)
The Americanization of Edward Bok, by Edward Bok (Scribner)
The Life of John Marshall, by Albert J. Beveridge (Houghton)
Four volumes.
The Education of Henry Adams, by Henry Adams (Houghton)
Benjamin Franklin, Self-Revealed, by William Cabell Bruce (Putnam)
Julia Ward Howe, 1819-1910, by Laura E. Richards and Maud Howe Elliott assisted by Florence Howe Hall (Houghton)

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